Mitchell-Schoonover House – 8th

James E. Mitchell, a jeweler, demanded a high degree of skilled craftsmanship in the construction of this house. Built in 1907, it was designed by the important Fort Worth architectural firm of Sanguinet & Staats. A friend, Dr. Charles B. Simmons, purchased the property in 1920. Ownership of the home was transferred to his daughter … Read more

Camp-Scott-Couch-Lampe House – 8th

This one and one-half-story Arts and Crafts style house has a cross-gabled roof with overhanging eaves and exposed rafter tails. Twin gabled dormers dominate the façade, which also features a shed roofed porch supported by four sets of paired square wood columns. Under the porch is an unusual grouping of double diamond casement windows. The … Read more

Irion House – 8th

The Irion House is an excellent example of the popular American Four-Square, a style influenced by the Prairie School movement of the early 1900s. It has a prominent compound hipped roof with wide boxed eaves, a centrally placed hipped attic dormer, full width porch and double hung windows. The upper story is sheathed with wood … Read more

Slack-Arnold-Durham House – 9th

This one and one-half-story house is constructed of rusticated concrete block on the ground level. The gabled second story is wood-framed with stuccoed end-walls and a large gambreled side dormer. Detailing includes cast stone window surrounds and a pair of unusual hooded oval windows. The first recorded owner was Thomas W. Slack, a bank cashier … Read more